Lindau Family History

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Lindau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Lindau, which is named with Old High German linta ‘lime tree’ + ouwa ‘water meadow’ or ‘island’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Landau, Linda, Linde, Lind, Linder, Lindon, Lindle, Littau, Linden

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Lindau Family Origin

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Lindau Family Occupations

What did your Lindau ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Innkeeper and Lils Tester Bulber Miner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lindau. 34% of Lindau men worked as an Innkeeper and 20% of Lindau women worked as a Lils Tester Bulber Miner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindau were Snack Bar Attendant and Unpaid H D

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Innkeeper
  • Master Mariner Retired
  • Snack Bar Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Lils Tester Bulber Miner
  • Unpaid Dom Duties Wife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid H D

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lindau Historical Records

What Lindau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lindau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 935 immigration records available for the last name Lindau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lindau. For the veterans among your Lindau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lindau Life Expectancy

What is the average Lindau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lindau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lindau in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lindau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lindau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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